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Pope Francis celebrates Pentecost Sunday Mass in St Peter's Basilica (AP)

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The cardinal greets people outside Westminster Cathedral (Photo: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk)

But the Church in Burma grew ‘even amid the most suffocating oppressions’, Cardinal Bo said

Pope Francis embraces Cheryl Tobin, who has stage IV cancer, during his general audience at the Vatican (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)

Cheryl Tobin, who has stage 4 cancer, said she was ‘overwhelmed with emotion’

Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-Jung's message marked the 2,560th anniversary of Buddha's birth (CNS)

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Pope Francis greets Sister Carmen Sammut,  a Missionary Sister of Our Lady of Africa and president of the International Union of Superiors General (CNS)

Pope Francis said the question was ‘obscure’ and required study

Italian Archbishop Bruno Forte of Chieti-Vasto (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Archbishop Forte said the family was at risk of being taken over by a ‘new vision for society’

Lady Gaga said that celebrities are still human beings (PatrickMcMullan.com via AP Images)

Blogger Becky Roach said the controversial singer had done ‘obscene things’

A billboard of leading presidential candidate Mayor Rodrigo Duterte in his hometown in Davao city (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman says he wants to ‘ask for forgiveness’ from the Pope

President-elect Rodrigo Duterte kisses the Philippine flag during his final campaign rally in Manila (AP)

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Archbishop Socrates Villegas (AP)

The president of the bishops’ conference said it was part of their vocation to speak out on political matters